French actresses who deceased in 2009

Here are 3 famous actresses from France died in 2009:

Marie Glory

Marie Glory (March 3, 1905 Mortagne-au-Perche-January 24, 2009 Cannes) also known as Raymonde Louise Marcelle Toully, Arlette Genny, Mary Glory or Mary Gloria was a French actor.

Marie Glory began her career in the French film industry during the 1920s and was best known for her roles in silent films. She appeared in over 80 films throughout her career, including "The Chess Player" (1927), "Les Misérables" (1934), and "Le Corbeau" (1943). She was also a popular stage actress, performing in numerous French productions.

During World War II, Marie Glory was involved in the French Resistance and used her acting skills to help smuggle Jewish children and adults out of France. She was later arrested by the Gestapo and sentenced to death, but was released due to lack of evidence.

After the war, Marie Glory continued acting in films and eventually transitioned to television, appearing in popular French series such as "Les Cinq Dernières Minutes" and "Maigret". She retired from acting in the 1970s and lived a quiet life in her later years.

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Claude Nollier

Claude Nollier (December 12, 1919 Paris-February 12, 2009) a.k.a. Claude Nollier de la Comédie Française was a French actor.

She began her acting career in the early 1940s and became a member of the prestigious Comédie-Française in 1952. Nollier appeared in a number of French films throughout her career, including "Cléo from 5 to 7" (1962) by Agnès Varda and "The Day of the Jackal" (1973) by Fred Zinnemann. She also acted in theatre productions in France and on Broadway, earning critical acclaim for her performances. In addition to her work on stage and screen, Nollier was a talented artist and author, having published several illustrated books. She retired from acting in 1988, but remained an active member of the Comédie-Française until her death in 2009 at the age of 89.

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Jacqueline Laurent

Jacqueline Laurent (August 6, 1918 Brienne-le-Château-December 18, 2009 Grasse) a.k.a. Jacqueline Suzanne Janin or Jacqueline Sylvère was a French actor.

She began her acting career in the late 1930s and appeared in over 40 films and TV shows throughout her career. Laurent's notable films include "Les Enfants Terribles" (1950), directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, and "The Lovers of Montparnasse" (1958), directed by Jacques Becker. In addition to acting, she was also a playwright, writing several successful plays during the 1950s and 1960s. Outside of her career in the arts, Laurent was also a political activist, involved in left-leaning causes and participating in the French Resistance during World War II. She passed away at the age of 91 in Grasse, France.

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